|Longinus On the sublime - Longinus, active 1st century|
translated into English by H. L. Havell...With an introduction by Andrew Lang.From the Brittle Books digitization program at the Ohio State University Libraries.
Keywords: On the sublime
|On the Sublime, Latin & Greek - Longinus, active 1st century|
Dionysiou ee Longinou Peri hypsous (romanized form). De sublimitate libellus, edited by Otto Jahn. From the Brittle Books digitization program at the Ohio State University Libraries.
Keywords: The Sublime; Ancient Rhetoric
|Liberal Barbarism and the Oriental Sublime: the European Destruction of the Emperor's Summer Palace - Erik Ringmar|
In 1860, a combined Anglo-French army looted and burned the Yuanmingyuan, a vast compound of palaces, temples, pagodas and gardens belonging to the Chinese emperor. This act of barbarism, they argued, was necessary in order to bring civilization to China. This article explains this event as an expression of a European confrontation with the "Oriental sublime," a fiction created by them as an exotic counterpart to the liberal and rationalistic social order they themselves represented...
Keywords: European imperialism; China; Yuanmingyuan; liberalism; barbarism; the sublime; Elgin; Montauban
|The European Destruction of the Yuanmingyuan - Erik Ringmar|
This article explains why an Anglo-French army destroyed and burned down the Yuanmingyuan, the "Summer Palace" of the Emperor of China, in 1860. The article is in Chinese.
Keywords: Yuanmingyuan; Second Opium War; British imperialism; French imperilism; the sublime; liberal barbarism; liberalism
|Erik Ringmar, Liberal Barbarism: The European Destruction Of The Palace Of The Emperor Of China - Erik Ringmar|
In Liberal Barbarism, Erik Ringmar sets out to explain the 1860 destruction of Yuanmingyuan - the Chinese imperial palace north-west of Beijing - at the hands of British and French armies. Yuanmingyuan was the emperor's own theme-park, a perfect world, a vision of paradise, which housed one of the greatest collections of works of art ever assembled. The intellectual puzzle which the book addresses concerns why the Europeans, bent on "civilizing" the Chinese, engaged in this act of barbarism...
Keywords: Yuanmingyuan; Old Summer Palace; Beijing; European imperialism; European colonialism; Lord Elgin; Lord Palmerston; French imperialism; British empire; Qing dynasty China; 1860; Second Opium War; Treaty of Tianjin; the sublime; performances; awe; armstrong guns; hostages; barbarism; international law
|Reza Negarestani @ Western University|
[+] Reza Negarestani @ Western University May 28-29 2013, Dean's Boardroom, Social Science Centre 9420, UWO, C/o The Centre for Theory & Criticism, The Centre for Global Studies, The Faculty of Information and Media Studies, The Department of Visual Arts, and/ᵃᵗ Western University (UWO London) Reza Negarestani, "Via Finitude: A Reconstruction of Nicole Oresme's diagrams as an Allusion to A Modern Organization of Knowledge" + "Art: A Case of Extreme Hypothesis" : Two audio-recordings in one M...
Keywords: Nicole Oresme; Nicolaus Copernicus; Galileo Galilei; Gottfried Leibniz; Immanuel Kant; Isaac Newton; Albert Einstein; Albert Lautman; Bernhard Riemann; Hermann Grassmann; Henri Cartan; Gabriel Catren; Georges Bataille; Gilles Deleuze; Gilles Chatelet; Gilbert Simondon; Guerino Mazzola; Giuseppe Longo; William Lawvere; Alain Badiou; Hermann Klaus Hugo Weyl; Charles Sanders Peirce; Aesthetics; Perception; Cognition; Calculation; Modern Mathematics; Dialectics; Diagrams; Vectors; Velocities; Accelerationism; Parametricism; Enjeux du Mobile; Art & Philosophy; The Task of the Artist; Translation; Transduction; Non-Trivial Conjugation; Acceleration; Individuation; Sublimation; The Sublime; The Exorbitant; Orbits; Angles; Magnitudes; Quanta; Qualia; Speculative Realism; The Theological and the Technological; Techniques; Gestures; Gestalts; Tension Fields; Faraday and Avogadro constants; The Finite and the Infinite; The Bounded and the Boundless; Coiled Thought; Cunning Reason; An Impersonal/Prepersonal Critique of Judgement; with R Scott Bakker; N Biswas Mellamphy; Dan Mellamphy; Ben Woodard; Pete Wolfendale (via citation); Peter Schwenger; Greg Kalyniuk; Rob Cormier; Liam Young; Lendl Barcelos; Katrina Burch; Kamran Ahmed; Atle Kjosen; Mark Franke; Matthew Toth; [...]; Two Seminars by Reza Negarestani